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Nathdwara City in Rajsamand

Nathdwara City in Rajsamand

Nathdwara City, Rajsamand
Location: Rajsamand, Rajasthan
Founder: Vitthal Nath Ji
Founded In: 15th Century
Official Site: Nathdwara.rajsamand.rajasthan.gov.in

Something about Nathdwara City of Rajsamand

Nathdwara City is also a tehsil in Rajsamand District of Rajasthan State, India. The Nathdwara tehsil has total 210 villages & 2 towns with total population is approx. 2.45 Lakh. It sharing its boundaries with Kumbhalgarh, Rajsamand, Railmagra tehsils of Rajasthan State. This city is located about 16 Km away from Rajsamand City. Nathdwara was originally founded by Vitthal Nath Ji in the 15th century. He was also known as Gusain Ji and he was the younger son of Vallabhacharya Ji (The Founder of Pushtimarg Sampradaya).

Places to Visit in Nathdwara City of Rajsamand

Shrinath Ji Temple

Shri Nath Ji Temple at Nathdwara City in Rajsamand
Image By Banksboomer, CC BY-SA 4.0

Shrinath Ji Temple is one of the oldest temple in this city and it is located in the middle of city. This Nathdwara Shrine was constructed by Shri Nath Ji in the 17th Century. The ancient temple is also known as Haveli of Nath Ji (The Mansion of Shri Nath Ji) 

Statue of Lord Shiva

God Shiv Temple in Nathdwara Rajsamand
Image By Naveen Ramanathan, CC BY-SA 4.0

Lord Shiva’s Statue is located in the middle of Nathdwara city. It is 351 feet tall statue and one of the 5th largest statue of Lord Shiva in the World. Temple is also famous for 25 feet tall Nandi Statue, Nandi was the bull of Lord Shiva. 

Rakt Talai Khamnore

Rakta talai near haldighati in Udaipur
Image By Sakshi, TrueRajasthan

Read Full Article: Rakt Talai (Near Haldighati)
Rakt Talai is also known as Khun Ki Talai (Blood Lake) because of fight between Mughal Army & Mewar King. This beautiful place was all covered with dead bodies, & blood.

Pichwai Paintings

Paint Work in Nathdwara
Image By Prakhar Amba, CC BY 2.0

The Artists of Nathadwara – Practice of Painting in Rajasthan
Nathadwara City is also famous for hand paintings on a unique paper sheets. This Rajasthani Painting style is known as Pichwai Paintings and they are also used in Shri Nath Ji Temple. 

How to Reach Nathadwara City in Rajasthan

By Airway

Maharana Pratap Airport in Udaipur is the nearest airport to reach this city and it is located about 66 Km from the city. Another option is Jodhpur Airport in and it is located about 212 Km from this city.

By Railway

Nathdwara Railway Station is the closest station to reach this city and it is located in this city. Another option is Falna Railway Station and it is located approx. 113 Km from the City.

By Roadway

Nathdwara City is located on NH 58, 162A, & RJ SH 9. Bus, Taxi, & Trains are always available to reach this city. You also take a rental car or bike to explore this city in your own way.

Distance B/T Rajasthan cities to Nathdwara City

Cities in Rajasthan Distance in Kms
Bhilwara 108 Km
Chittorgarh 112 Km
Sirohi 139 Km
Jalore 178 Km
Jaipur 349 Km
Barmer 400 Km
Jaisalmer 484 Km

 

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